特文特大学（英文：University of Twente；荷兰语：Universiteit Twente），简称UT，曾译为屯特大学，创建于1961年，位于荷兰恩斯赫德市，是荷兰教育部直属的重点研究型大学，系荷兰四大顶尖理工大学联盟（4TU）、欧洲创新大学联盟（ECIU）成员。
As Postdoctoral Researcher in the Sustainable Process Technology (SPT) group at University of Twente, you will focus on developing strategies for purifying lignocellulosic biomass-derived streams prior further processing. Do you have expertise in the field of biomass conversion technologies? Then this could be the opening you are looking for.
The aim of this project is to develop affordable technical solutions to free lignocellulosic liquid streams from undesired contaminants, which can also be applicable for additional cleaning of first-generation biomass derived streams.
In this position you will have your own (technical) line of research on developing cleaning strategies for lignocellulosic-derived streams prior further processing, at laboratory scale. Additionally, techno-economic feasibility studies on the strategies analysed will be envisioned.
• You have a PhD in Chemical Engineering and a demonstrated record or strong promise of research productivity • You have experience in biomass conversion technologies • You are skilled in working in a laboratory (e.g. building/modifying set- ups, running analyses) • You have a strong analytical and conceptual skills • You have an excellent command of English and good communication skills
• Full-time position, 38 hours per week • A two-year contract • Gross monthly salary between € 3.353.00 and € 4,402.00 depending on experience and qualifications (in conformity with job profile Researcher, level 4, on the University Job Classification (UFO) of the collective labour agreement (CAO) of Dutch universities) • A holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3% • Excellent support for research and facilities for professional and personal development • A solid pension scheme • Minimum of 29 holiday days in case of full-time employment • Opportunities to advise MSc and PhD graduate students, and teach graduate courses in your speciality • An inspiring and challenging, international environment
Information and application
Is this the kind of opening you’re looking for? If it is, we’re eager to hear from you. Please submit your application before 15/07/2021 (choose “apply now” below). Your application must include (i) a cover letter clearly stating how you meet the selection criteria and outlining your research interests, and (ii) a detailed CV with references. Applications that do not include both documents will not be considered.